About Dos Equis Pavilion
Dos Equis Pavilion
Located just east of downtown Dallas in the Fair Park entertainment complex, the Dos Equis Pavilion is one of the largest outdoor amphitheaters in the region. With a capacity of 20,000, this venue has hosted countless big-name music acts over the more than three decades it’s been open to the public, and there are no signs that this will stop anytime soon!
History of the Dos Equis Pavilion
Built-in 1988, the Dos Equis Pavilion has done one thing and done it well: hosted amazing concerts. Over the 30-plus years, it’s been in operation, this outdoor amphitheater has undergone more than half a dozen name changes, ranging from the Coca-Cola Starplex when it first opened. In fact, “Starplex” was part of its name in three different iterations, and while Dos Equis might have its name on the marquee today it’s still often referred to as The Starplex by locals in the know.
What Makes Dos Equis Pavilion Events So Special?
The Dos Equis Pavilion is a perfect venue. A massive canopy covers the first 7,500 seats, while the expansive lawn offers room for another 12,500, making it impossible to get a bad seat. Combine that with the incredible history of this place and you can’t help but have an amazing time when you take in a concert at this outdoor amphitheater!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Dos Equis Pavilion located?
Dos Equis Pavilion is located in Fair Park, Dallas, Texas.
What kind of events does Dos Equis Pavilion host?
Since it opened its doors in the late 1980s, the Dos Equis Pavilion events have included an incredible number of famous acts gracing its stage. It started its first weekend open with Rod Stewart, Aerosmith, and Guns N’ Roses – you can’t get more 80s than that! Over the decades, everyone who’s anyone has played the Pavilion. Tom Petty, Bon Jovi, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffet, Eric Clapton, Elton John – seriously it’s insane how many legendary music acts have been here.
And that’s not even the modern acts that have shown up in Dallas to give locals a good time. Between tours like Ozzfest, Lilith Fair, Lollapalooza, the Vans Warped Tour, and countless others, you can rest assured that the music world’s best and brightest have come to the Dos Equis Pavilion sometime in the last three decades.
Which team is playing at Dos Equis Pavilion?
As this is a concert and performance amphitheater no team plays here.
Where can I park for free at Dos Equis Pavilion?
There are a number of official and unofficial parking lots surrounding the amphitheater for Dos Equis Pavilion events. In general, the further away you park, the cheaper you can find. Offical parking lots fill up fast, so we recommend you pre-book your tickets or arrive extra early to secure your spot.
What is the seating capacity of Dos Equis Pavilion?
Dos Equis Pavilion concerts can seat a total of 20,000 people. That’s a lot of screaming fans.
Who owns Dos Equis Pavilion?
The amphitheater is owned by the City of Dallas.
How do I get to Dos Equis Pavilion using public transport?
Fans wishing to avoid parking fees can use public transport to arrive at Dos Equis Pavilion events on time. Busses are your best choice, route 26 will drop you off right by the amphitheater. If this is too much hassle, Uber is also an option.